|Language and/or Subtitles:||English|
|Availability:||Available at 14 Libraries 15 of 17 copies|
Endlessly imitated, The Terminator made the reputation of cowriter/director James Cameron -- who would go on to make 1997's titanic Titanic -- and solidified the stardom of Arnold Schwarzenegger. The movie begins in a post-apocalyptic 2029, when Los Angeles has been largely reduced to rubble and is under the thumb of all-powerful ruling machines. Kyle Reese (Michael Biehn), a member of the human resistance movement, is teleported back to 1984. His purpose: to rescue Sarah Connor (Linda Hamilton), the mother of the man who will lead the 21st-century rebels against the tyrannical machines, from being assassinated before she can give birth. Likewise thrust back to 1984 is The Terminator (Schwarzenegger), a grim, well-armed, virtually indestructable cyborg who has been programmed to eliminate Sarah Connor. After killing two "Sarah Connors" who turn out to be the wrong women, he finally aims his gunsights at the genuine article. This is the film in which Schwarzenegger declared "I'll be baaaack" -- and back he was, in "kinder and gentler" form, in the even more successful Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991). ~ Hal Erickson, Rovi
Science fiction films.
|Publisher|| Santa Monica, CA :MGM Home Entertainment,2001
|Edition||Special ed. ; widescreen version.|
Hamilton, Linda, 1956-
Biehn, Michael, 1956-
Cameron, James, 1954-
Hurd, Gale Anne.
Hemdale Film Corporation.
Pacific Western (Firm)
MGM Home Entertainment Inc.
Arnold Schwarzenegger, Michael Biehn, Linda Hamilton, Paul Winfield, Lance Henriksen, David Hyde Pierce, Bill Paxton.
Make-up effects by Stan Winston.
In English, French or Spanish with optional English, French & Spanish subtitles.
One side is the widescreen feature film; other side contains special features.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1984.
Special features : new stereo remix; "Other voices" documentary with James Cameron interviews; "The terminator, a retrospective" documentary; deleted scenes with director's audio commentary underlay; hidden menus, script to screen, ... storyboards, trailers, and more.
Double-sided DVD, Dolby digital, widescreen presentation.
DVD; Dolby digital.
1 videodisc (107 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.